A native Californian, Leslie Kavanaugh began her real estate career in 1979 and joined Rodeo Realty in 2016. A top-producing agent, Leslie specializes in the Westside communities of Bel Air, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Malibu and Beverly Hills.
An educator and executive, she has served as a sales associate, estates director, marketing director and training director as well as in a variety of management positions for several major real estate firms. She has received both the California 100 and the Circle of Distinction awards, President’s Elite Circle and National President’s Circle in recognition of her sales record and extensive experience. Leslie is recognized as being a part of the top 1.8% of NRT’s 54,000 sales associates while at Sotheby’s International Realty from 1998 until just last year.
Over the years, she has participated in a variety of charitable and community organizations. She is currently serving on the Boards of Jewish Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Los Angeles, Virginia Robinson Gardens and AVIVA Family and Children Services. She is also involved with Los Angeles Ballet, Stop Poaching Now and Art of Elysium. She earned her Bachelor’s and graduate degrees from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)..